Fantastic commuter connections on the doorstep of Goldsmiths University
"Hop on a train from New Cross Gate Station direct to Shoreditch and stations close to the City and Canary Wharf."Divyesh Bhanderi
"New Cross is as arty and cultural as Shoreditch and Soho, but with a strong South London identity..."Chris Venter
"There's such a buzz around Goldsmiths University..12 minutes to Charing Cross, easy road connections to Essex and property that provides excellent value..."Chris Venter
Where do New Cross locals go?
Award-winning, bustling market selling seasonal produce and delicious street food.
Submitted by Stephen
This delightful restaurant and bar is cosy inside during the winter, yet there's an amazing garden for the summer months.
Submitted by Sarah
Masthouse Terrace Pier River Bus
An alternative commute into town or just a pure pleasure cruise, experience a reliable service with an onboard bar and coffee shop.
Submitted by Dominic
The Greenwich Vintage Market
Some great unusual finds here and it's open every day of the week!
Submitted by Vicci
One of the most secluded spots with amazing views over London. Not a tourist in sight and the perfect place for a picnic too.
Submitted by Sophie
Tai Won Mein
The craziest Chinese serving the BIGGEST plates of food one has ever seen!
Submitted by Tom
Peyton and Byrne
Delicious cakes, good quality coffee and freshly baked bread to take away - all in welcoming surroundings with trendy décor.
Submitted by Marta
Mediterranean food in the heart of Greenwich along bustling Greenwich Church Street. A wide and varied menu of dishes and cuisines and a great place for all the family.
Submitted by Maria
The Gipsy Moth
An after work pint after a tough day in The Wharf? The Gypsy Moth pub is a favourite mooring. With riverside vistas and historical importance, Greenwich is best enjoyed with a pint of Meantime.
Submitted by Paul
A busy market with delicious food stalls and unusual gifts. Something for everyone!
Submitted by Vicci
Al Pancino at The Spread Eagle
Amazing food and service. The best Italian food in Greenwich.
Submitted by Nicholas
Tourists flock from all over the world to see the Cutty Sark. You can get up close to the clipper and visit the museum of her history.
Submitted by Martha
Head here for the best breakfast in Greenwich! A great local family-run business...
Submitted by Vicci
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Did you know?
"At 201 Deptford High Street, Peter Hahn, a baker was caught with his invisible ink letter writing equipment after one of his spy letters was intercepted. This in turn lead the police to capture a German spy called Muller. British Intelligence continued supplying information through this route whilst invoicing the Germans for the pleasure."
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About New Cross
New Cross is a district and ward of South London in the London Borough of Lewisham. It is situated 4 miles south-east of Charing Cross. The ward covered by London post town and the SE14 postcode district. New Cross is near St Johns, Telegraph Hill, Nunhead, Peckham, Brockley, Deptford and Greenwich. New Cross is home to Goldsmiths, University of London, Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College and Addey and Stanhope School. New Cross Gate, on the west of New Cross, is named after the New Cross tollgate, established in 1718 by the New Cross Turnpike Trust. It is the location of New Cross Gate station. New Cross Gate corresponds to the manor and district formerly known as Hatcham.
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- South Bermondsey
- Peckham Rye
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